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Cities of Mindanao Philippines

Prominent Cities of Mindanao Philippines

Despite of the negative reports bombard against the regions of Mindanao to be a risky place for tourist and locals alike, Mindanao Philippines still stand out as good place for investing your money for business and for extreme sports , a businessperson and sport enthusiast could trust of.

For the cities of Mindanao Philippines really makes the Philippines into a pedestal level in terms of commerce and beauty. What does Manila Philippines have to say about this?

Among the cities of Mindanao Philippines, Davao City Philippines is the most important city that brings great pride to Mindanao not only it is Known for its Durian fruit but Davao city Philippines is known to be the Crown Jewel of Mindanao in terms of economic progress. It is far more investment-friendly city compare to Manila Philippines and Cebu Philippines. For Davao city Philippines, first and foremost, is a Typhoon-free region which means it has a good and fair weather all year round and it has multi-cultural groups of people within it, thus, making it a good place for investing your money. Yup, it has good selling propositions.

Another city which Mindanao Philippines is proud of is Cagayan de Oro city Philippines. Cagayan de Oro city Philippines boast its well known extreme sports activities, particularly its white water rafting and river trekking activities. In terms of economic importance, Cagayan de oro city Philippines is the shopping capital of Northern Mindanao Philippines. It has a number of Malls and Shopping centers, namely, Limketkai Center, SM city Cagayan De Oro, Robinsons Cagayan de Oro, MAKRO Cagayan De Oro, Ororama Chain of Stores, Gaisano City Mall, Divisoria Night Café and Market, Carmen Public Market and Commercial Complex, Cogon Public Market and Commercial Complex, Puerto Market, Agora-lapasan Market, Bulua Market, Ayala Center Cagayan de oro, Pacific Island City Mall and other proposed malls.

Another Mindanao city which is good for Investment is Zamboanga City Philippines known as the city of Flowers. In terms of economic essence, Zamboanga city Philippines is now known as the Philippines’ Top Seaweed producer and it has the busiest port in the Philippines. Furthermore, Zamboanga city is also known as “Asia’s Latin City” because of the vestiges of Spanish culture and language mix with other dialects.

Another prominent city in Mindanao is General Santos City Philippines. General Santos City Philippines is known as the “Tuna Capital of the Philippines”. It is also the home of some media practitioners in Mindanao. Moreover, it is the home city of now world known boxer – Manny Pacquio.

Another city of Mindanao is Pagadian City Philippines. Pagadian City Philippines is the first class city in the province of Zamboanga Mindanao and was dubbed as the “little Hongkong of the South”. It is the regional center of Zamboanga Mindanao.

There are many cities in Mindanao which puts Mindanao Philippines in the good limelight despite of the dark light thrown upon its regions due to rebels hiding within its forest and abducting tourist and locals alike. Anyone could still invest their money and time to it despite of the negative reports about it.

Come and visit beautiful Mindanao in the Philippines!

Camiguin Island in the Philippines

The Camiguin Island of the Philippines

Where does all lanzones come in the Philippines? Yup, major lanzones productions or lanzones farms come from Camiguin Island Philippines. For Camiguin Island Philippines is the lanzones capital of the Philippines. Every October, this island held a Lanzones Festival at the town of Mambajao where there are street dancing and parade and beauty contests.

Although there are lanzones fruit throughout the Philippine archipelago, Camiguin Island Philippines is the major producers of it. Its lanzones proves to be more tasty and sweet than other lanzones in other regions of the Philippines. That is why more tourists flock at Mambajao Camiguin during October or during the Lanzones festival.

However, lanzones is not entirely the main tourist destination at Camiguin Island. There are also places that really stunning, like the sunken cemetery and the cross marker erected there. This place is like a sea having a cross above it. This Sunken cemetery is located at Bonbon Catarman. This cemetery was sunken by a great volcanic holocaust at 1871. Speaking of Volcano, Camiguin Island has an active volcano – the Mt. Hibok-Hibok. Thus, there is a PHILVOCS Observatory Station there to monitor the Mt. Hibok-Hibok’s seismic movement. Furthermore, from a volcanic devastation, aside from the sunken cemetery you can see at Catarman, there is also this Gui-Ob church ruins that has not been sunken but rather have been volcanically devastated and its remains become a tourist spot at Catarman. This church ruins is a Spanish-old church during 1871.

Camiguin Island Philippines has also a lot of water treasuries a tourist could admire, namely, the Katibawasan Falls, Tuasan Falls, The Taguines Lagoon, The Tangub Hot Spring, the Macao Cold Spring, the Ardent Hot Spring, the Jicduf Shoal, the Burias Shoal, the Sto.Nino Cold Spring, and the White Island. These water treasures of Camiguin Island can be enjoy while feasting on their sweet lanzones fruit. For example, after bathing of Camiguin Island Springs, you take a pick of lanzones, while relaxing. What a relaxing mood is not it?

The Two Falls of Camiguin Island Philippines, namely, the Katibawasan and Tuasan, have majestic beauty wherein beside these falls you could make picnics while swimming in their ice-cold water which is perfect for summer, for there are rock picnic tables and seats at these falls.

The Taguines Lagoon is a man-made lagoon where visitors could relax with its serene ambience and nature picturesque.

The two hot springs of Camiguin Island, namely the Tangub Hot Spring and the Ardent Hot Spring are volcanic springs by the sea. However, the Ardent Hot Spring is the hotter for it is 40 degrees centigrade hot. This is so because this spring springs out from the depths of Mount Hibok-Hibok.

The two cold springs of Camiguin Island, namely the Macao Cold Spring and the Sto.Nino Cold Spring. However, the Macao Cold Spring is the one more refreshing and has cold feeling for it has cool crystal clear blue-colored water with school of fish swimming together with you under huge century-old trees. Wow a cold and refreshing swimming experienced.

The two shoal of Camiguin Island, namely the Jicduf and Burias Shoal are best diving spots in Camiguin.

Anyway, Camiguin Island Philippines is small province in Northern Mindanao. It is 90 kilometers away from Cagayan De Oro City Philippines.

Cagayan De Oro Philippines

Have you included CDO in your list of travels in the Philippines? Yes, CDO is what they call for Cagayan De Oro Philippines. It is located at the northern coastline of Northern Mindanao at Misamis Oriental. Cagayan De Oro Philippines is the Mindanao counterpart of Manila Philippines- – where Manila Philippines is Luzon’ pride (Luzon is the whole Northern part of the Philippines) –and Cebu Philippines (Visayas’ pride).Actually, the Philippines is divided into three major parts, namely Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

Cagayan De Oro city is a highly urbanized city of the south or Mindanao because of its populous population Moreover is so called the first class city of Mindanao. For it is Mindanao’s central city.

Cagayan De Oro city Philippines is also known as the “City of Golden Friendship” and the “Gateway to Northern Mindanao. However to tourists it is known as the “City of Whitewater Rafting and River Trekking” For tourist who pay visit to it enjoy river trekking at the Cagayan De Oro river. This is one of the tourist places you could found in Mindanao, especially at Cagayan De Oro Philippines.

Aside from River trekking and whitewater rafting and kayaking the Cagayan De Oro River, there are other tourist places a tourist could go at Cagayan De Oro Philippines. The Gaston Park and the Saint Augustine Metropolitan Cathedral located at San Augustine Metropolitan Cathedral itself where many locals there flock, especially the area where the water fountain is located. The Macahambus Adventure park which is perfect place for nature lovers and a must see place a tourist should visit. It is just a 10 minute away from Cagayan De Oro city airport. It is located at Barangay Lumbia and Barangay Bayanga Cagayan de Oro.You could also try the Monigue Cave if you want an extraordinary visit at Cagayan De Oro city. This beautiful cave boasts the sparkling formations of white and brown stalactites and stalagmites.Monigue Cave is located at Barangay Mambuaya.

Or witness the soothing flow of F.S. Catanico Falls and scroll at the garden museum of Malasag Eco-Tourism Village and Gardens and do a repelling and horseback riding at Mapawa Nature Park, just a few minutes away from Malasag Eco-Tourism Village and Gardens. And other beautiful tourist places like the Bonifacio Park,Kagay-an resort, and Vicente de Lara Park.

Cagayan De Oro Philippines has a beautiful music theater located at Liceo De Cagayan University. Wherein a state-of-the-art acoustic and concert pianos is located.

There are also some museums you could enjoy at Cagayan De Oro city, like the La Castilla Museum, Museum of Three Cultures, and the Museo de Oro.

There is an archeological site located at sitio Tanguanao,the Huluga archeological site. It is an open cave and two sites where a skeletal of a woman and child were found. The woman skull is dated to be 377 AD.

However, if you wanted to visit Cagayan De Oro,you could buy an airline ticket at Mactan airport or Cebu airports to go there or you could directly go to Cagayan De Oro city via the Manila airports.